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New Rule Book

Friday, April 20, 2012

Ever since I decided to not run Grandma's Marathon, I have been seriously in the dumps and lost due to lack of a goal to work toward.

After weeks of him-hawing, I think I am going to go for it. What do I have to lose? Basically, I decided to train for it and decide closer to the date if I am going to run. I mean I already paid and cannot get the money back. I might as well.

I even have been able to come up with 26.2 reasons to run! In the next couple months, I hope to blog about each reason. Hopefully, it will help me keep focused on WHY I am doing this!

1. To prove to myself that I CAN do it
2. To get one step closer to Boston's Marathon
3. To inspire others that you can do anything you put your mind to
4. Last puzzle piece of my journey
5. Because this is my year to celebrate my health
6. Because I can!
7. To push myself - physically, mentally and emotionally
8. To be considered a marathoner
9. To be proud of me
10. Because I have the time
11. You cannot count on the future
12. To be the example for the family
13. To try something new, something scary
14. To be part of an elite group
15. To stick to a goal and achieve it
16. To make good of a promise to myself
17. To add to my self worth
18. TO believe in ME
19. To learn my core values
20. To earn glory
21. To get a tattoo (hehe)
22. For my future family
23. Cross something off my bucket list
24. Everyone else is doing it
25. To be in best shape of my life
26.2 Become a stronger runner, person

27. Raise money for a good cause

So, here we go again.

But, this time I am changing the rule book. I am training according to MY rules from this point out!

1. Have FUN! Enjoy reaching longer distances, different distances. Enjoy trying new recipes. Enjoy lifting three times a week.

2. Track calories. My tracker is going to be set so I can maintain. Anyhow know how to do this? This way I can maintain my weight and hopefully not gain.

3. Start eating recovery snacks. This means eating something after I run or workout. My plans are a banana and cheese or chocolate milk. Chocolate milk might be a good way to get my daily chocolate fix!

4. Weigh in once a week! I am wondering if I should even weigh in that much!

5. Listen to your body. If it says I am tired or this isn't fun, stop. If it says, I need more food because I am tired, eat more! If it says rest, well, rest.

Rules that are getting thrown out.

1. Eat 55% of carbs. This is getting thrown out because MY body doesn't like me when I do this. I get super nauseous, dizzy, and tired.

That might be the only one. It was really stressing me. Pretty much I am trying to take all the stress out.

So, I am back into training (casually)! emoticon

  
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SHRINKINRUNNER 4/21/2012 12:38PM

    YOUR # 1 reason is my EXACT and ONLY reason I am doing mine in November. JUST to prove to MYSELF I can. My mind is the WORST enemy for me. So I am SHUTTING it up.

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NATPLUMMER 4/21/2012 10:58AM

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MYLADY4 4/21/2012 8:42AM

    GO FOR IT GIRLE!!!!! You can do it.

Is you tat going to be maybe a 26.2????

I am so with you on the carbs, no real reason to eat that many exept the day before. I will be posting some info that I found on a blog the other day about carb loading. I am doing Paleo for the athlete and it seems to be working for me.

Listening to you body is key and don't let you mind over rule you body.

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EMFRAPPIER 4/21/2012 6:00AM

    I love your list and can totally relate about the 55% carbs. I had to stop doing that, too. They make me feel awful. Doing it for fun is the way to go! emoticon

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GETFIT2LIVE 4/21/2012 2:14AM

    I LOVE your list and your new rules! This is your journey, so why not train in a way that fits you, your body, and your life? Way to go--you never know how far you go until you give it your best shot.

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1CRAZYDOG 4/21/2012 12:45AM

    I agree . . . like 26.2 also!

So . . . another tat in the future too! Good for you!

You are a very strong, determined young woman. Go for it!! Like the mugs on your page advise . . . trust your journey!!

As for the carbs, you're definitely wise to listen to your body. I remember how long you went through feeling cruddy!!! The nausea, etc.

HUGS!
Barb

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EJOY-EVELYN 4/20/2012 11:08PM

    You are beautiful, Savannah, regardless of whether you run or not. You are wonderfully and fearfully made. If the only person you let down is you, may you have the strength and wisdom to forgive yourself quickly and move on. May you contine to do the right thing and be kind (act justly, love mercy and walk humbly. Micah 6:8). May you also find great joy throughout your journey.

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PATRICIAANN46 4/20/2012 10:43PM

  Hi Savannah.........
Since the plan is one made by YOU.........it is bound to work. I also like that you consider it a working plan. If what you are doing is working......keep it in the plan.......if not, get rid of it.
I wish you the BEST.......as always. emoticon

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OPTIMIST1948 4/20/2012 10:24PM

    Remember you stand as much of a chance of being first as you do as being last. Since being first is bloody unlikely (sorry, I hope that wasnt a crushing blow) and you're not likely to be last, then why not do it for the fun of it. Ok, some people (me) might look at you a little funny when you say "I ran a marathon for fun" but I think its a vital part of the journey to know what you are working FOR (goal) not just Health or Weight Loss. That's too amorphous.

I like the 26.2 list!

PS. I had Chocolate Milk after my workout today and thought of you!

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My Dietician Consultant

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Last week, I posted a status about having an appointment with the campus dietician. Today was that day. Before I tell you about my appointment, please know if you are interested in going to a dietician, you should go on your own. All the information I retained was special to my weight, my goals, and the amounts of exercise.

Moving on from my disclaimer, the appointment was alright. I always find anytime I try to figure out how to eat "right", it to be overwhelming. There are always so many rules - do this but not that. This time was no different.

She said overall I was doing alright with eating. She is going to come up with some gram numbers for carbs, proteins and fats that I should adhere to. She thinks I should be eating more calories. Even through I am having been eating close to my range and a bit over, I have been dropping weight like crazy. Like, I lost five pounds in like 3 weeks. It awesome but sorta fast.

We also talked about training for Grandma's Marathon. She suggested that I start to do pre and post exercise snacks. I really do not consistently do this. But, with all the exercise I do, she thinks I would have a better recovery. I think I am going to start doing this. I did buy some chocolate milk for a recovery drink after my long run on Saturday. She did mention that if I do Grandma's Marathon, I should not do Sparkpeople. emoticon Well, that sure won't be happening anytime soon! I am not going anywhere! Ha!

That's the recap!

Again, if you are looking for some insight on your nutrition, a dietician can be a great source. They not only can help you sift through it but there might be health diseases (i.e.: diabetes, celiac disease) that may be affect what you can eat.

  
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JTAYLOR2011 4/20/2012 6:43AM

    Yes, what was her reasoning for not doing SP while training for your marathon? Probably ignorance on her part.

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EJOY-EVELYN 4/19/2012 10:54PM

    Great meeting and biog. It's great to pick up information that we often already know but now have a seemingly more practical way to implement. A new perspective give us a new impetus to live healthier.

Joining an "active" Sparked was the motivation that kick-started me back into a healthier weight loss gear so that I could complete my weight loss in five years (and not ten). Now the same team helps reinforce in me the good eating habits. I enjoy being able to track my calories, carbs, proteins, fats, fiber, and other key nutrients. My Weight Watcher tracker gives me points . . . but these are not the real life numbers that we live day in and day out. Fortunately, I've double tracked enough to know the Spark ranges fall well into line with WW. Two great plans!

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MYLADY4 4/19/2012 8:59PM

    Do you feel that she helped you?

Were her recommendations more or less then what SP tells you, just curious?

The one I saw told me too that I was undereating. I have been trying real hard to eat more just not as much as everyone has told me too.

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PATRICIAANN46 4/19/2012 5:43PM

  Hi Savannah..........
You are so right about each one of us getting a different plan from a dietician. It only makes sense due to our weight, exercise plans, diet, special needs, etc....... I think that this will be very good for you.
The only thing I can think of as a reason for her telling you NOT to be on SP during the Marathon is because she may be thinking that you won't be eating enough to meet your dietary requirements. It would be a good question to put to her when you meet again.
I wish you the best of luck.
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GETFIT2LIVE 4/19/2012 5:00PM

    I don't get the 'don't do SP' bit if you do the marathon, unless she means don't worry about calories/weight so much. Pre- and post-exercise snacks are sooo important as you get into longer runs and workouts. Chocolate milk is one of my favorite post-workout snacks; I get half-pints of nonfat chocolate milk specifically for that, but like OPTIMIST1948 said, you don't have to do that--milk with chocolate syrup works just fine. Glad you are getting some input from a dietician; sort through the info and find what works for you.

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1CRAZYDOG 4/19/2012 3:48PM

    Well, overall sounds like it was a helpful visit. The only thing I wonder about is specifically why she nixed Spark People if you do the grandmothers Marathon. Seems odd to me.

The bottom line is everyone is NOT one size fits all, so we have to take the information we receive and sift through it to see what will or will not work for us.

Hang in there my dear! You've done a wonderful job and right now is just plain busy and stressful for you. Once you graduate, that will ease up a little.

HUGS!
barb

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LISAINMS 4/19/2012 3:00PM

    My dietician/sports nutritionist is adamant about pre & post run snacks. You don't need it if it's just an hour run, but anything over it's a "requirement". I do it now. Whatever she says. Because I followed her plan while training for an HM this last time and lost weight instead of gaining, overtraining or setting myself on a massive plateau again. I was overwhelmed by her plan at first, but then I realized it was so much simpler. I just had to let go of MY issues. That was the hard part. You will find what works for you!

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NATPLUMMER 4/19/2012 9:43AM

    Why not do SP? You don't have to even bother tracking if you don't want to.
At least she'll give you some solid recommendations.

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OPTIMIST1948 4/19/2012 8:35AM

    I'm with XR - why shouldnt you do SparkPeople? You can reset your ranges if you want, and you are free to completely ignore them.

PS. The recipe for chocolate milk is: Hershey Syrup in milk. You dont have to buy it special from the brown cows. (:

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EMFRAPPIER 4/19/2012 7:44AM

    She probably doesn't want you worrying about calories while training. I know I have been struggling w/ it. It's hard to watch myself go over my range most days, but at the same time I need to eat to fuel my body. (Also doesn't help that my weight has stayed the same since I started training) If you increase your calories burned it should be fine.

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XRSIZE18 4/19/2012 5:37AM

    Why did she say you shouldn't do Sparkpeople? That sounds a little weird to me...
It's funny because where I work they have 1700 calorie menu plan created by a nutritionist/dietician and some of the things they have on there are CRAZY!! Like one morning they have oatmeal with 2 poptarts (each poptart is 200 calories of PURE SUGAR!). And then other meals they have really weird things like split pea soup with cheeseburger and french fries. I don't know... I think things are really subjective and you have to figure out what works best for YOU and just remember to not put junk in your body.

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Sparkpeople Cookbook: My Review

Sunday, April 15, 2012

It was love at first sight! From the beginning, I fell in love with the Sparkpeople Cookbook.

emoticon I love how the recipes are easy. If there is something I might not know how to cook, like tofu, they have a whole page talking about it.

emoticon I love that it teaches me how to cook healthy. My family doesn't exactly cook healthy - amazing food but not healthy. With the cookbook, I am trying all kinds of new healthy recipes.

emoticon I love how the recipes don't use exotic foods. Sure, I had to buy certain foods. But, those foods will last me a long time, past the weekly grocery shopping trip.

In the last couple weeks, I tried carrot soup, egg cups, pad thai, and bluegrass jambalaya, raspberry muffins, and a stir-fry. All of these recipes had spices that made my mouth feel like I had a party of flavor in there! I suspicious of the spices because they were curry, ginger, and garlic. I thought I didn't like those. I do! Just not large amounts.

Here are my other thoughts about them in no particular order.

Carrot Soup...
I was very suspicious of this soup. I am not huge on 'healthy' soups. And, this was to be served chilled. Really? Sounds gross to me. But, on the other hand, convienent. I tend to have an abundance of carrots on hand. So, I gave it a whirl. It wasn't bad at all. I may be a bit more flatulence in the next day or so. There is SIX cups of carrots in the soup!
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Egg cups...
I altered this recipe because I didn't have all the cooking ware. I am a college student. But, it was easy to cook and store in the fridge for a protein filled breakfast. On the other hand, mine were tiny and a bit watery.
Rating: emoticon emoticon emoticon

Pad Thai...
This is when I tried out tofu. I might give it another chance. Today I found the tofu to be too watery, like I was eating a soaked pancake. Being huge on texture, tofu might not be my thing. Besides the tofu, the meal wasn't half bad. It bit strong on the soy sauce flavoring. That was probably because I had to skip on a couple other ingredients. Definitely deserves a second chance.
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Jambalaya...
This recipe just wasn't my forte. Maybe if I put the shrimp into it, I would have liked it better. I did try it twice but neither time I really enjoyed it. I thought it was too heavy. Something just wasn't right. Also, the pork sausage was higher in calorie and gave me bad gas. I know, I know TMI. Sorry.
Rating: emoticon emoticon

Raspberry Muffins...
This one is a favorite recipe that I tried. A muffin that has 160 calories. It cannot be true! Is it! I had to buy the most for this recipe but stuff I will use again. For example, brown sugar, wheat flour, flax, and wheat germ. As for the recipe in it's self, I would bite into the muffin, and find gooey raspberry goodness. The first time I think I ate like 3 muffins. So my healthy recipes because un-healthy with over indulging.
Rating: emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticonand a half.

Stir-fry...
This one is one of my favorite recipes as well. In fact, I had it a few days in a row. Quick and easy to make. I used green peppers, mushrooms, asparagus, tomatoes (I think), and onions. Than, they have you put in the spices.. YUM!
Rating: emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon and a half.

So, overall, I like the cookbook and already cannot wait for the 2nd edition. Even through I might have not enjoyed all the recipes, I was trying it. Found some I like, and some I don't like. The one downfall of the recipes are they are not in the tracker. In my opinion, they should be. As more people use the recipes, some will get there. Overall, I would give this cookbook, a rating of emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon.

In the next couple weeks, I hope to try out the quiche, chicken kebob pitas, broccoli-cheese soup, and veggie lasagna! emoticon

  
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JPGSMOM 4/17/2012 6:05PM

    I LOVED this blog! You still have me laughing about all of the honorable "gas" mentions! But, seriously, you know me, I LOVE to cook, and I LOVE to try out new recipes. The fact that you tried them impresses me! Good for you! Let me know how the broccoli-cheese soup turns out. This is one of my favorite's to make, but mine is nowhere near good for you. I'd love a good "healthified" version if the taste can compete. Way to go Savannah!
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CH0718 4/17/2012 9:11AM

    Oh hey, that carrot soup sounds good!

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PATRICIAANN46 4/16/2012 9:17PM

  Hi Savannah.........
I loved your following descriptive sentence: "All of these recipes had spices that made my mouth feel like I had a party of flavor in there." What a great description!!!
I, too, have tried many of the SP Recipes and have loved most of them. When I first joined SP, the recipes were one of my favorite things about the site.
Happy Cooking......
Patti

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SHERYLDS 4/16/2012 6:31PM

    thanks for the info

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LISAINMS 4/16/2012 12:19PM

    Great job on the reviews. I haven't bought the cookbook yet, but have heard good things about it. I need to... kind of in a rut of repeat recipes and need to change it up. I have a great recipe for Dirty Rice on sparkrecipes if you want to look it up.

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LOSINGITNOW11 4/16/2012 11:42AM

    Thank you for posting this. I have not seen the cookbook in stores and am not one to buy a cookbook sight unseen. I might just see about ordering it now.

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NATPLUMMER 4/15/2012 9:28PM

    You might want to drain the tofu and then put it on some paper towels and put paper towels on top along with a plate and some kind of weight (can of tomatoes or something like that) for 10-15 minutes. That will get some of the water out.
Really...the food isn't in the tracker...they totally should be.

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1CRAZYDOG 4/15/2012 9:23PM

    Oh, pass the carrot soup and raspberry muffins please! Delish.

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DAISEYTWO 4/15/2012 9:13PM

    I bought it, but I haven't tried anything yet. I have found some I would like to try, but I haven't bought all the ingredients yet. I need to get it in gear. Thanks for sharing your review.

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Halfway There!

Friday, April 13, 2012

This month of April I have two main goals.

1. Get back to 160 from 165.6
2. Strength train 3 times a week

Today, I made the halfway mark! emoticon

1. My weight today was 162.4 emoticon

2. I have strength trained 3 times a week for the last two weeks. Everyday I strength train, a smile-y sticker goes on my calendar. It's like a daily reward!

Take a peek at March than April. March was not very consistent but April (so far) has been! Look, look!

March


April


Today I brought myself some flowers as a reward. I define a reward as something I usually wouldn't get if I didn't reach a particular goal. Even through a sport massage is a bit spendy ($50-75), I feel it is something special. I definitely do not do it everyday. So far I am leaning towards that. I founds other but it doesn't sound as amazing! Maybe next week I will schedule it as part of my reward.

For those runners out there, do you know if it's okay to get it before I run a half marathon? Suppose I should wait after my half marathon in Eau Claire on May 6th.

  
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JPGSMOM 4/15/2012 8:08PM

    Savannah, you are doing so great! I admire your determination! You are really seeing this through, and I know you will succeed in both of these goals you've set for yourself!!!
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PATRICIAANN46 4/14/2012 9:51PM

  Hi Savannah.........
You are doing GREAT!!! I can hear the excitement in your blogs. emoticon

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GETFIT2LIVE 4/14/2012 11:14AM

    Sounds like the perfect reward to me! I don't have much experience with sports massages, but I would think you don't want to do it too close to your hald. You are doing great!

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MYLADY4 4/13/2012 9:47PM

    Great job on the strength. I need to make that my goal again.

I would do a massage next week if you want to do it before. It is intense and need some rest days afterwards. But I really think that after would be a great reward for running another half.

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1CRAZYDOG 4/13/2012 9:44PM

    Sounds like an EXCELLENT reward!

Hugs,
Barb

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SAC-6582 4/13/2012 7:45PM

    Great blog. Keep up the great job.

Steve

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KRKNOCKS 4/13/2012 7:29PM

  Keep up the great work! emoticon

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NATPLUMMER 4/13/2012 7:25PM

    Love your reward system!! Yes, a sports massage is spendy but well worth it.

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SHERYLDS 4/13/2012 7:24PM

    You are UNSTOPPABLE woman.
Go Go Go.

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Either I am IN or OUT

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

A couple weeks back, I announced that I decided I wasn't going to run Grandma's Marathon in June. I had a good cry, called up the family, had another good cry, announced it on here. Once it's announced on here, it feels so official.

Well, here's a secret. I have been still training. For the last couple weekends, I have had time to run and did a distance of 12 miles. It even started to get easier. Not even close to the disaster I called the Get Lucky Half Marathon in March.

Also, in recent weeks, I feel like all the rules that I had when I was in training mode were released. It was so nice.

It was so nice to focus on losing weight. Now I know about tracking food and working out. So many people told me I could not lose weight while training so it felt like an impossible goal. But, if I treat it as calories burned, shouldn't I be able to lose weight?

Also, this week I could exercise and strength train. Not because I am in training but because I want to, because I enjoy it. In fact, I went for an afternoon walk today in the sunshine. Also, if I wanted to do kettlebells or try rock climbing, I can. There is no one saying "You can't. You're in training."

Because I am not in training.

It is like last night. I realized I haven't had a nice glass of wine for months. Why? Because when would I? I shouldn't be drinking alcohol the night before a run because I am in training. I usually like it to unwind from the week on a Friday. But, than it messes with my hydration levels for my long run on Saturdays.

But, all these restraints were gone. I could do whatever I wanted because I wasn't in training.

Because stressing about these trivial things, I was stressing every weekend about when to run. Well, I have requested every Saturday off in May. So, I wouldn't be stressing in May. As for April, I would have two Saturdays that I would struggle with. One being this weekend which I could actually do my long run tomorrow and a short one on Sunday. Even if I didn't want to do that, I have co-workers coming out of the woodworking to take my Saturday. Since, my boss likes to schedule me once during the week and every Saturday, this means I'd be giving up hours.

So, basically, I need to decide if I am IN or I am OUT, none of this wishy-washy business anymore.

If I am IN, I have decided I will be training casually. No rules, just fun. I CAN lose weight. I CAN have wine. I CAN eat normally.

If I am OUT, I will find a way to accept that this year is NOT my year. I will start to train to improve my half marathon finishing time.

Mind you, I have an appointment with the campus nutritionist. I am hoping she can tell me if I am doing fine with my eating. Like could I train on what I am doing or if there more efficient foods to eat for me.

So, those are my thoughts on this potentially life changing event.

  
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JTAYLOR2011 4/13/2012 8:22AM

    emoticon No matter what you decide find that place of joy, even if just for a fleeting moment in what you do. emoticon

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LISAINMS 4/12/2012 2:08PM

    Savannah, it isn't that you can't lose weight while training for half or full. It's that most people do not and many gain a few. It has to do with how much you eat and more to do with how your body responds to the stress of the increased mileage. My first round I gained a few. Second time I lost several. I was better prepared for the physical requirement. Regarding not being able to do things you enjoy... at the time you blogged about it, you were experiencing overtraining symptoms. The advice to cut back on additional activities had to do with how much you were already doing for class requirements, work and training mileage in order to avoid full blown overtraining syndrome which can take months to fully recover. You can do other activities that you enjoy while training, but keep it all in perspective with how you are feeling. The same with alcohol, dinners out and anything else that affects how you feel. You don't have to give up all things enjoyable. Training should be fun. It's a huge thing to tackle if you feel like you are living a joyless life just to do it. Do what makes you happy!

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GETFIT2LIVE 4/12/2012 12:44PM

    "Training casually." YES! It takes the stress out of things enormously when you approach it like that and gives you so much more freedom to actually ENJOY life and the whole process. Make the decision that gives you the most joy; that's the bottom line to as far as I'm concerned. I don't want to be so caught up in reaching the goal that I don't have fun along the way. (Remind me of this when I start stressing out about things myself, okay?)

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NATPLUMMER 4/12/2012 11:34AM

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MYLADY4 4/12/2012 11:18AM

    Training should be fun too. So far mine has been but I cannot wait until it is done and I can start doing other things (biking and yardwork).

And yep, I have some wine too, even cooked with it the other night.

Hope the nutritionist helps.

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FIREFLUTTERFLY 4/12/2012 11:17AM

    I find that the stricter my training the more I stress about it and the results I see are not as good when I go with the flow more. If you decide to go for it, then don't stress. Just enjoy the moment and remember, no matter what time you get on your first marathon it will be your PR. The next one after that is the one you build on.

Godd luck!

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CHEPRBYTHEDOZN 4/12/2012 9:21AM

    I was always told that I would gain while training for my 1/2....well, I lost a few pounds,nothing major but why should I eat more than I need? I felt great while running and working around the house so I was getting enough food. I focus on greens and whole foods and they give me the energy for LIFE and training~~
I say do what you're doing right now-enjoy life,training(however you define it) and your food!

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KJDOESLIFE 4/12/2012 8:44AM

    You can lose weight during training. I've lost 5 pounds so far. That's not a crazy amount or even 1 lb/wk, but I've lost weight during training for HMs, too. I still drink wine, too, and the occasional beer. Although it's a big part of my focus right now, life doesn't revolve around training. Sometimes it does, though, like on a Friday night when my BF wants to go out and hang out with friends til 1am (and it's very convenient that I go so I can drive him home) and I have to get up at 7am to run. That's about the only time I throw a "training is important" temper tantrum. :) Good luck in whatever you decide!

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JPGSMOM 4/12/2012 7:22AM

    I'm proud of you Savannah! Sometimes letting go is the only way to move forward.

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EMFRAPPIER 4/12/2012 5:53AM

    Do what's right for you, but there is definitely nothing wrong with relaxed training. I got too hung up in the details for a while and freaked out about my weight going up. I had to figure out what kind of training I could fit into my life, and though it may not be as much as some training programs suggest, I am feeling pretty confident in my ability to complete the marathon in May. emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 4/11/2012 11:38PM

    Dear Savannah:

Well, I think it's already been said but I'll say it again, too. You and only you can make the decision, and whatever decision you make will be right for you! Trust your instincts.

Just because you're not training for a specific marathon or 1/2 marathon . . . whatever . . . doesn't mean you can't run for the love of it! I like your term . . . train casually. That's the way to approach it . . . for now anyway.

Good for you for going to see the campus nutritionist. We can't be experts in all things, so if this seems to be a confounding point for you, good that you're getting help.

It rubs me the wrong way, though, when people say, "You can't (or you won't be able to) fill in the blank". GRRRR! You can do whatever you make your mind up to do. It may not be accomplished on your timetable, but you can do it! So don't listen to negativity.

HUGS!!!

B
arb

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PATRICIAANN46 4/11/2012 10:47PM

  Hi Savannah.........
Make what is the BEST DECISION for YOU..........
Only YOU know what is best.....

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ABSOLUTZER0 4/11/2012 10:40PM

    As I'm talking to you know, I'll simply say this: #GOGETIT #BeYourOwnSuperhero

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